Shafilea Ahmed
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'Honour killings': First national remembrance day for victims

14 July 2015 Last updated at 08:00 BST

The UK is holding its first annual day of remembrance for victims of so-called honour killings on Tuesday.

The acts are committed to defend the supposed honour or reputation of a family and community and UK police forces recorded more than 11,000 cases of such crime between 2010 and 2014.

Campaigners hope it will raise awareness about the issue and the scale of the problem in Britain.

Poonam Taneja reports

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